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12:00 AM, August 05, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:33 AM, August 05, 2020

ACC files case against Papia

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday filed a case against Jubo Mohila League's suspended leader Shamima Nur Papia and her husband Mofizur Rahman Sumon for amassing Tk 6.24 crore illegally.

ACC's Deputy Director Shahin Ara Momtaz filed the case against them, confirmed ACC's Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya.

According to the case statement, Papia paid over Tk 3.23 crore in cash for service between October 12, 2019 and February 22, 2020 to Westin hotel.

During this period, she paid the money for 25 rooms including presidential and chairman suites, restaurant, spa, laundry and bar service.

She also spent Tk 40 lakh for shopping. Between April 2015 and April 2020, Papia paid Tk 30 lakh for house rent and invested another Tk 1.2 crore in business.

Besides, another Tk 30.52 lakh was found on Papia and her husband's account.

During the raid, Rab recovered another Tk 58.41 lakh from her house.

Papia's husband Mohfiz owns a sedan worth about Tk 22 lakh.

"They could not show any legal source of income against the wealth and expenditure," reads the statement.

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